BBTS Newsletter 7/16/2008
MP-06 MASTERPIECE SKYWARP
This figure sold out relatively quickly after its initial release, Takara has decided to go with another production run and we are happy to offer this item up for preorder at $104.99. Skywarp is scheduled to arrive in October, just before the new MP-07 Thundercracker. Reserve yours now here:
CUSTOM IRONHIDE & RATCHET HEAD SET
Best Toys is releasing add-on custom heads for Encore (and original) Ratchet and Ironhide. This piece slides right in to the cab section, and the head store inside the robot in vehicle mode. Pick up a set to upgrade from the cardboard add-ons, or grab a set of heads along with one of each bot for the complete package. The head set is priced at $17.99
EXCLUSIVE TF BUSTS – JAZZ, DIRGE, RAMJET, THRUST
We've received our shipment of our BBTS Exclusive G1 Transformer Busts. You can choose from any of the later seekers – Ramjet, Thrust, and Dirge, or pick up Autobot Jazz! We've also got the seekers on sale as a set, so save yourself a few bucks and pick up these pieces today!
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Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about more
new preorders, a variety of cool new arrivals, and our latest sale.
18% OFF SALE:
Its time for savings on some older inventory, and instead of the customary
15% off sale, we decided to bump it up to 18% off. From now until 12:00
noon on Friday July 18th, everthing except 'New' and 'Backorder /
Preorder' items will be marked down 18%. This includes thousands of
normal items as well as even more from the vintage department. We've
removed the 'New' designation on a couple hundred more items so be sure to
browse through your favorite menus for a great deal.
GI JOE REAL AMERICAN HERO FIGURES:
This new assortment of older figures is just the way to beef up your GI
Joe and Cobra armies! We have the set of 12 listed, which contains Slash,
Slice, Frostbite, Black Dragon Ninja, Beachhead, a Viper, Night Creeper, a
Tele-Viper, Kamakura, Dusty, Ace and Sgt. Stalker, or you can pick up a
case, which includes four each of the listed figures. Sets are $44.99 and
cases are $159.99
STAR WARS CRIMSON EMPIRE CRUCIBLE BOXED SET
This set goes back to the Crimson Empire comics, when Kir Kanos and Carnor
Jax were in training to become Royal Guardsmen for the Emperor. The set
includes Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader, as well as trainees Lemmet
Tauk, Kir Kanos, Alum Frost and Carnor Jax in their training outfits.
Don't miss this brand new set of Expanded Universe goodness – up for
preorder now at $34.99
1940'S CAPTAIN AMERICA SHIELD REPLICA
Museum Replicas has announced this replica of Captain America's original
WWII-era shield, following up on the announcement of their 60's-era shield
replica. The new one measures 29" by 22", and comes with a special
display made to appear like the top of a crate from the time. This piece
is part of a limited edition of 250 pieces worldwide, and should ship this
fall alongside its round brother. Preorders are available at $324.99 – a
great investment piece given its limited nature.
CUSTOM IRONHIDE & RATCHET HEAD SET
Best Toys is releasing add-on custom heads for Encore (and original)
Ratchet and Ironhide. This piece slides right in to the cab section, and
the head store inside the robot in vehicle mode. Pick up a set to upgrade
from the cardboard add-ons, or grab a set of heads along with one of each
bot for the complete package. The head set is priced at $17.99
HELLBOY 2 SERIES 2, DELUXE ANGEL OF DEATH
More news from Mezco – there is a second wave of Hellboy 2 figures
shipping this October. This set of 4 includes Black Shirt Hellboy,
Wounded Hellboy, a Goblin, and Princess Nuada of the evil elves. In
addition to these great new figures, there is a 13" deluxe Angel of Death
figure shipping at the same time. The angel of death is $21.99 and the
set of 4 is priced at $59.99.
MP-06 MASTERPIECE SKYWARP
This figure sold out relatively quickly after its initial release, Takara
has decided to go with another production run and we are happy to offer
this item up for preorder at $104.99. Skywarp is scheduled to arrive in
October, just before the new MP-07 Thundercracker. Reserve yours now
STAR WARS WATER TOYS, STARSHIP KITES
Jakks Pacific has announced the license for Star Wars water toys and
kites, and they've got quite a bit of product set to release next spring.
The most impressive piece is the massive Millennium Falcon Water Park, a
14' diameter floating play area complete with a water-firing blaster and
two built-in slides. There are also inflatable ride-on vehicles, deluxe
ride-ons with water guns, inflatable battle orbs, and even an inflatable
R2-D2 floating drink station. Also coming up are new starship kites, made
with nylon; pick up the Millennium Falcon, an X-Wing Fighter or the TIE
Fighter Advanced! Kites are 2' to 3' long each!
EXCLUSIVE MIGHTY MUGGS SET – RED SKULL & THANOS
Two of Marvel's nastiest bad guys, together in one cute combination! The
Red Skull has been Captain America's nemesis since World War II, coming
back from seeming death again and again. Thanos is one of Marvel's
greatest cosmic threats, an insane Titan who worships and loves Death
herself. Get your pre-order of these Previews exclusives in today!
1/6 SCALE ABOMINATION FINE ART STATUE
This statue, representing the evil adversary of the Incredible Hulk in his
recent movie, stands about 12" high and shows the Abomination running
headlong into battle. This statue is not just a great representation of
the movie character, but it also combines with the Hulk Fine Art Statue
(sold separately) to make a heck of a diorama. Preorder price is $144.99
DARKSTALKERS MORRIGAN MIXED MEDIA STATUE
Pop Culture Shock's new Darkstalkers Morrigan statue stands more than 18
inches tall, and shows the evil succubus standing pensively, bat wings
unfurled at her sides. This mixed media piece is cast in polystone
and embellished with details such as her faux fur glove tops.
DONKEY KONG JENGA
A brand new version of the party game, made especially for Nintendo fans!
This time around, it appears that the blocks have been modified into
girders, and Donkey Kong and the Princess are waiting for you at the top.
Move your Mario up with the spinner, removing girders to stymie other
We've just listed about fifty pre-orders for Tonner dolls old and new.
We've got Superman and Black Canary from DC Comics, almost every character
from the Wizard of Oz, some Gone With The Wind, all four Pevensie children
from the Chronicles of Narnia as well as their Coronation outfits, Harry
Potter dolls, Pirates of the Caribbean and much more! Check out our
selection of Pre-orders, as well as currently stocked items today!
NEW HARRY POTTER BUSTS
Gentle Giant has announced three more of their Harry Potter Mini Busts for
this fall. Harry and Ron both get new busts displaying them in their
Quidditch Team uniforms, and Ron's sister Ginny gets her first bust,
dressed in standard clothes with wand at the ready.
WOLVERINE CLAWS PROP REPLICA
Made from stainless steel and aluminum, these replica claws are
machine-tooled and hand finished, replicated from the original 20th
Century Fox movie prop. The claws are a limited edition replica of 500
total sets, and come with a certificate of authenticity and wooden display
FANTASIA – CHERNABOG STATUE
Chernabog, the evil god of death from the "Night on Bald Mountain" segment
of Fantasia, will soon be available courtesy of Enesco and Sideshow
Collectibles. This 10.5" hand painted porcelain sculpture is part of a
limited edition of 1000 pieces, and you'll be able to have this beautiful
piece in your collection this fall.
BOWEN DESIGNS – BLACK QUEEN JEAN GREY STATUE
This 13" statue of Jean Grey depicts the former X-Man (secretly the
Phoenix Force at the time) after her mind was befuddled and twisted by
Mastermind into becoming the next Black Queen of the Hellfire Club. She
appears to be wielding a whip, and comes with a removable cape. No X-Men
fan will want to miss out on this great piece!
BOWEN DESIGNS – ULTRON STATUE
Ultron, twisted brainchild of founding Avenger Hank Pym, is an implacable
enemy who can control other machinery and is almost impossible to damage.
This 14" statue shows him laughing menacingly atop a pile of rubble, light
gleaming off of his silvery "Adamantium" surface.
SAINT SEIYA ATHENA SAORI KIDO MAIL-AWAY EXCLUSIVE
In the Saint Seiya anime & manga, Saori Kido is the reincarnated form of
the goddess Athena, who is brought back to earth every 250 years to
preserve the Earth from evil, with the help of her 88 Saints. Despite
being a major character, this exclusive japanese mail-away figure is
apparently the first Athena action figure, and is sure to be very popular.
Get your pre-order in today!
EXCLUSIVE TF BUSTS – JAZZ, DIRGE, RAMJET, THRUST
We've received our shipment of our BBTS Exclusive G1 Transformer Busts.
You can choose from any of the later seekers – Ramjet, Thrust, and Dirge,
or pick up Autobot Jazz! We've also got the seekers on sale as a set, so
save yourself a few bucks and pick up these pieces today!
DC DIRECT GREEN LANTERN SERIES 3
The newest wave of DC Direct Green Lantern figures has finally arrived.
This assortment includes Sinestro in his new Sinestro Corps outfit, fellow
Sinestro Corps member Cyborg Superman, Hal Jordan's evil love interest
Star Sapphire, and Batman as a Green Lantern. Check them out here:
JASON VOORHEES ANIMAQUETTE
This cartoony version of the Camp Crystal Lake killer
stands 10.5" tall, and shows the villain carrying his latest victim
through the woods, bloody machete
in hand. This statue is in stock today, and at only $69.99, it's a great
momento of the classic horror series.
GREMLINS BOX SET
This new box set from NECA will take you back to the Eighties for this
great movie! This set includes Gizmo, as well as Stripe and a
Poker-Playing Gremlin for good measure! Each figure comes with a bunch of
accessories, and they're ready to ship out today!
This wall-mountable diorama from the original movie shows the Alien
creature breaking out from behind walls and machinery, ready to pounce!
This piece can be displayed on your desk using the included
logo base, or hung on the wall.
4-LOM ARTFX STATUE
This snap together model kit is the latest in Kotobukiya's Bounty Hunter
line. The insectile bounty hunter is displayed with his favorite rifle,
and each figure in this series comes with a part to make the Darth Vader
centerpiece when all six are collected!
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Smurfs (they're as old as
the 3-3/4" GI Joes!) these great plush smurfs are being released. Choose
from Papa Smurf, Smurfette, or a generic smurf, each just
This 1:6 scale vnyl figure of everyone's favorite Ewok is done in a
realistic style unlike the other VCDs we've had, and would fit in great
wth a 12" figure collection. He stands proudly with spear in hand, and
he's ready to go at only $56.99!
INDIANA JONES FEDORAS
We've replenished our supply of these great replica hats in a couple of
sizes – the Large and Extra Large, to be specific! If you're in the mood
to pick one of these fine pieces up, we've got plenty of stock in all four
Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to take
advantage of the 18% Off Sale.
Joel & The BBTS Crew